Carl Froch vs. Lucian Bute, billed as No Easy Way Out, is a championship fight for Bute’s IBF Super Middleweight title. The bout was held on 26 May 2012, at the Capital FM Arena in Nottingham, England. The card was a co-production of Eddie Hearn’s Matchroom Boxing and Jean Bedard’s Interbox promotions and televised via Epix and Sky Sports. Showtime was not interested in this fight. Bute has one fight left on his Showtime deal. Rumors said that Showtime wanted to put on a fight between Lucian Bute and Bernard Hopkins or Andre Ward instead of Froch. Despite being the overwhelming underdog with bookmakers, critics and fans around the world Froch dominated the fight to win the IBF Super-Middleweight championship of the world by TKO in round 5 to become a three-time world champion.
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